Calibration

New PT100 Calculator by Fluke Calibration

Fluke Calibration just created a new PT100 Calculator: https://us.flukecal.com/pt100-calculator. The new online tool will calculate temperature and resistance values from the standard PT100 curves. The calculator will produce a temperature value from an entered resistance or calculate resistance and thermometer sensitivity values from an entered temperature.

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Half a million pound laboratory brings job creation to Smethwick in Birmingham

Avery Weigh-Tronix, a leading metrology calibration service provider based in Smethwick, has brought £500,000 worth of investment into the region by launching Calibration Select, a new service offering, which has included opening a brand new, high-tech laboratory and creating a number of new jobs. The Calibration Select Laboratory, which performs …

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FORM + TEST and HBK set common standards in force calibration precision

Traceable reference measurement instruments used in accredited calibration laboratories, must meet the highest requirements in terms of precision, reliability, and quality. To this effect, system specialist FORM + TEST relies on HBK’s dependable and high-precision measurement technology, in its ALPHA 2-5000 S compression testing machine, for the calibration of force …

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ISQ partners with Norbar to expand torque calibration capability

ISQ has partnered with Norbar Torque Tools to expand its fixed location and mobile calibration capabilities in Portugal. The partnership will involve an upgrade to LabMetro, ISQ’s metrology laboratories, that are accredited to IPAC (Portuguese Institute of Accreditation), and will include a range of new equipment. The company has laboratories …

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TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory launches real-time subsea meter calibration tool

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) today launches NEL-SURE, a real-time software tool for the verification of subsea multiphase flow meters (MPFM), that will help operators to optimise reservoir management and revenues. As the oil & gas industry exploits deeper fields, routine calibration is unviable due to the excessive cost …

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Yokogawa launches new AC energy calibration service

Yokogawa has again extended its leadership in calibration by launching a new AC energy calibration service. The launch of the new service follows Yokogawa’s accreditation (K164) to ISO17025, allowing the calibration of AC energy measuring devices at up to 40 MWh at a maximum time of 1000 hours. This is …

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Current calibration system eliminates EMF

A current calibration system designed by Guildline Instruments has eliminated thermal EMF effects. The 6622A DCC bridge uses a process of automatic current reversal. The unique architecture of the bridge and its control algorithm further removes gain and offset errors in the Nano-voltmeter balance detector and the precision toroid. The …

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TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory launches UK’s first domestic hydrogen meter calibration facility

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory today launches the UK’s first traceable hydrogen flow calibration facility for domestic gas meters. The new facility will help meter manufacturers determine if existing meter stock, and new technologies under development, are correctly measuring hydrogen flow rates. This is a crucial step to ensure that …

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Voltage Divider that self calibrates within 45 minutes

In the revolutionary 7520, Guildline Instruments have developed the first fully automated and self-calibrating Voltage Divider. Using an integrated Zener based voltage reference and null-indicator the 7520 is able to provide a self-calibration function to achieve long term, sub-ppm ratio measurements with the voltage ratios 1:1, 10:1, 100:1, 1000:1 & …

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Banbury-based company goes virtual to offer engineering apprenticeships

Banbury-based tools manufacturer Norbar Torque Tools is hosting a series of virtual careers evenings in February for young people looking to start a career in engineering and manufacturing. While Covid-19 prevents an in-person event, the company intends to demonstrate the career opportunities available virtually. The open evenings will be taking …

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